Juniper Junos 'em' Interface Fragmentation Remote DoS (JSA10655)

High Nessus Plugin ID 78426


The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.


According to its self-reported version number, the remote Juniper Junos device is affected by a denial of service vulnerability. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by sending a set of specially crafted fragmented packets to cause the 'em' driver to become permanently blocked when trying to formulate a reply.


Apply the relevant Junos software release or workaround referenced in Juniper advisory JSA10655.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 78426

File Name: juniper_jsa10655.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: combined

Published: 2014/10/14

Modified: 2017/01/05

Dependencies: 55932

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:juniper:junos

Required KB Items: Host/Juniper/model, Host/Juniper/JUNOS/Version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/01/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/10/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-6380

BID: 70369

OSVDB: 113079

JSA: JSA10655